Pumpkin Quinoa Bread

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A more nutritious and yummier pumpkin bread that adds quinoa for a slightly nutty and chewy texture.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup canola oil

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Whisk pumpkin, brown sugar, white sugar, canola oil, and eggs together in a bowl until smooth. Sift flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder, salt, allspice, and cloves together in a separate bowl. Stir flour mixture, a little at a time, into pumpkin mixture until batter is smooth; fold in quinoa, walnuts, and cranberries. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until top of loaf springs back when lightly touched, 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

472 Calories
23g Fat
65g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 472
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 366mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 262mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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